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Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn

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J.A. Abraham Blvd 46, Kralendijk Bonaire See on map
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thanks Larry Stern for being a great diving teacher! Also to Lucia, Bruce and team of Bruce Bowkers Carib Inn at Bonaire for the wonderful experiences! Im very happy with my Padi Open Water, fish are friends! Till next time, Tjerk Ridder

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 2 days ago

We are so glad you enjoyed the course. Come back and see us soon

Reviewed 4 days ago

I completed my open water certification at the Carib Inn. Zach was an excellent instructor and really made sure I knew the technical skills required for diving. I felt comfortable and confident as a diver after completing my PADI certification. In addition, we used the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded yesterday

Thank you - glad you had a great experience getting certified. We hope you come back and visit us again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely loved my experience with Carib Inn! I was an uncertified scuba diver and had lessons with Larry Stern. Get him as an instructor!! He was super fun, informative and great!! The days flew by because of his great teaching! Highly recommend, wouldn't want...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your course! Thank you so much for the review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fourth time diving with Carib Inn, as always a relaxed and safe diving atmosphere. Well maintained boats, and staff is always friendly. Bruce can fix anything, and they are the best repair shop on the island.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Kharn756
Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you somuch - we can't wait to see you for trip number 5!!!!!

Reviewed December 8, 2018

After 49 years of diving all over, I keep coming back (trip #11) to the Carib Inn. It is one of the few places where you can have both outstanding boat dives and an outstanding shore dive, if you are too lazy to get on...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded December 9, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review - the cats will miss you next year. We all look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn is a 5 Star PADI resort specializing in scuba diving. We offer all levels of scuba instruction and daily boat trips with experienced, knowledgeable dive instructors. Reserved More boats and shore diving are also available. Our retail store has extremely competitive prices and offer scuba repair services as well. The resort has a fresh water pool, cable TV, free WIFI and daily maid service. Comprised of eleven units including a 3 bedroom house and a 4 bedroom house located on the sea with its own dock and boats. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
$100 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bruce Bowker`s Carib Hotel Bonaire
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Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Bonaire/Kralendijk
Location
Caribbean > Bonaire > Kralendijk
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
$100 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bruce Bowker`s Carib Hotel Bonaire
,
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Bonaire/Kralendijk
Location
Caribbean > Bonaire > Kralendijk
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Mee_ah_11
June 20, 2016|
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Response from Rosemary K | Reviewed this property |
For dinner in town try Wil's Restaurant. Really good food.
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"best rooms are 6, 7, 8, 9"
mikei317
Dec 8, 2018
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"A very good value for renting equipment and diving."
irab955
Nov 25, 2018
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"Each room has its advantage"
louisd789
Aug 11, 2018
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"All the rooms are very good with pool views or ocean views"
maildiver
Aug 10, 2018
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